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Re: [DotGNU]Business plans

From: tali streit
Subject: Re: [DotGNU]Business plans
Date: 28 Nov 2001 20:27:28 +1100

"mcdonalds doesn't sell burgers, they sell real-estate..."
maybe dotgnu revenue can come from the licencing of an "official support
network", where a percentage of revenues from commercial support around
the globe are pooled to fund the developers?
it is one of many possibilities, one advantage being that a unified
front for support is a politically important factor - many companies
like to feel like they are getting the support from the right people.

On Tue, 2001-11-20 at 02:04, Norbert Bollow wrote:
> > What kind of business do you foresee?
> As soon as we have a good piece of software, there will be quite
> a few opportunities for using it to generate revenue.  This
> includes for example:
> * Selling nice boxes which contain DotGNU CD-ROMs
> * Selling commercial support for DotGNU
> * Selling customizations and custom development based on DotGNU
> * Selling T-Shirts with the DotGNU logo (since the logo is
>   licensed under GPL, it will be necessary to give the buyer of
>   a written promise to give them also the image file in Gimp's
>   native format, upon request)

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